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cases, some of the same pipes. grusheski: philadelphia was the first american city to develop a water system and to take on as a municipal responsibility water delivery to all of its citizens. when william penn laid out the city, he actually chose a spot of land that had a lot of groundwater. however, by 1730, 30,000 people lived within the first seven blocks of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water now comes from the delaware river, early engineers found that development along the waterfront was causing pollution. so their search led them to the nearby schuylkill river. philadelphia developed technologies to pump water from the river into the city
and work by gravity." and that's what new york city did. they first went to the hudson highlands, but 150 years later, it went to the delaware highlands. and really diverted the water that normally went to philadelphia to new york city. i don't think they anticipated that. narrator: the majority of new york city's drinking water comes from watersheds in upstate new york. a watershed is the area of land where water from rain or snow melt drains downhill into a body of water. mountains act as a funnel to feed rivers and lakes. and in this case, reservoirs. in the new york city system, water is collected and stored in 19 reservoirs, which can hold more than a year's supply -- over 580 billion gallons of water. almost all of the system is fed by gravity, without the use of energy-consuming pumps. valves open to regulate the flow into the 85-mile-long delaware aqueduct -- the longest tunnel in the world. at hillview reservoir... the water is partitioned into another giant tunnel system. where it travels deep below manhattan. the pressure built up by gravity from the mountains pushes the water
. it will be in the first week of november before the new york city subway system. 468 station and 68 plus miles of track can reopen. they have been closed since before the storm. jfk airport will possibly open up. we don't know when la guardia or newark airport will open up back for business. airport in boston started slowly the take off and landings. but the tuesday total of cancellation. 18,000 in one day . a lot of folks lost their homes including more than 100 in a fire in breezy point, queens. the damage could top 20 billion and 20 or 30 billion in lost business. those numbers are huge that experts are hoping could be and might be off set by the cost of a repair and rebuilding. back to you in new york. >> thank you, peter. we told you about atlantic city, but just south of there. parts of ocean city, new jersey boardwalk also swept away . sandy swept away much of the town. we are joined where clean up is under way, stephanie. >> it is bad here in ocean city . the bay on one side and ocean on the other. it looks like i am standing on the beach but we are on the fifth street acess point to the boardw
will feel it first, but this storm spreads inland a lot. >> reporter: it does. atlantic city, obviously is going to feel it. one of the first places. once that storm continues on, all of the way to ohio, western pennsylvania, even canada. in atlantic city, they're taking it very seriously, some of the businesses have already been boarding up. only emergency vehicles coming all of the way through. other than that, we're really not going to imagine much more than the storm surge. that's the biggest concern here in atlantic city. in 34 years of legalized gambling this is what has happened, shutdown of casinos three times. irene being the last time. we didn't hit that hard enough, right at the coast, from jersey shore up through new york city, long island, you get the bigger numbers. because of the shape of the land, it's going to help that southwest to -- southeast to the northwest flow. other spots will have a surge. we're talking 60 to 80 miles an hour winds in that red area, boston, pittsburgh is included. washington, d.c., even. the purple area all of the way through maine, 40 to 60-mi
because of weather for the first time since 1985. the city subway system used by 5 million people a day was boarded up. the second time it's been shut down. first being last year in the lead up to hurricane irene. >> i need to go to port authority and i need to catch a bus. >> went down here to get her back on the train and i don't think -- i don't know are the buses running? >> reporter: for many new yorkers sunday was a day to prepare for the storm or get out of town. >> we were called several times by our building management company and told we had to evacuate, so we're off. >> reporter: and classes at all public schools today have been cancelled and dozens of schools have been turned into shelters. all broadway shows for tonight have been cancelled. >> the conditions out there are expected to get worse throughout the morning. what's it like out there right now? >> reporter: well right now we're seeing some wind. we are next to the water so this is normally a windy area. we're seeing winds starting to pick up just a little bit. a tiny bit of drizzle. nothing compared to what we're ex
the first floors in ocean city. talking about the response, we expect to get an update from ocean city officials about 10:00 this morning on the condition and the efforts underway. already this morning we have seen ocean city police and members of the national guard driving along the boardwalk to check out the conditions and to make sure nobody is out here this morning. that is the big concern, for safety and for flooding out here. talking about that in general, we have mandatory evacuations for areas south of this point where we are. 8:00 last night is when there were told to leave by. if you of not been able to leave by now, you have to stay in place. they've closed the bridge from 50 to be able to get in and out. if you are still here, you'll have to stay through the duration of the storm. there were voluntary evacuations for low-lying areas along the delmarva peninsula for people concerned about flooding. we have seen areas boarded up for a precaution for what will come our way. the big concern is we are already starting to see what we're seeing during the height of irene. and we a
. the doors open around 9:00. richmond will host romney on sunday. it's the first stop of a three-city tour for the republican. he will visit virginia at battlefield high school. he will wrap up the day at the farm bureau amphitheater in virginia beach. romney's running mate, paul ryan will stop in bristol and charlottesville. joe biden goes to virginia beach and lynchburg saturday. >> there are major problems with absentee ballots in maryland. they heard from a voter who say he was missing a page of referendum questions. some were the most talked about questions like six on gay marriage and seven on gambling. there are a small number of ballots missing pages. if you have not voted, you can call your local election board for a new ballot. head to www.nbcwashington.com and search ballot for more information. >>> some of those campaign signs you see along roadways on your way to work may be gone, soon. road crews are removing hundreds of those signs in maryland. the state highway administration says many signs were put there illegally. this has nothing to do with politics. the highway adminis
a confirmed death. the first in a city. a man in flushing queens when a tree crashed into his house and crushed him. ida of our new york station wnbc, is in lower manhattan. ida, what can you tell us? >> reporter: chris, we're maybe a couple blocks away from the world trade center site and there was significant flooding out here for much of the evening. i'd say from maybe 8:00 up until -- well, right this very moment. check out the flooding here. these are the northbound lanes of the highway. if i walk back here, i'm probably in the deepest area where we are standing, maybe about ten inches of water here. if we look up north, it's a little dark and hard to see and it looks like there's two feet of water in that direction. all in all, the good news is, we've seen a lot of receding. maybe an hour ago this entire area was completely underwater. i would say half an hour ago, i want to show you this cardboard box that barely survived the storm. this was underwater half an hour ago and that's a good 50 feet from where the water is right now. things are starting to recede. at the height of
now making their way on to shore. ocea city. lewis delaware. these are the first ones that are going to have the tropical storm force wind. hurricane force gust as long the beaches do come during the day tomorrow. let's take a look right now. you can see the storm, clearly defined here. actually the eye starting to reform. it is starting to strengthen a little bit. not going to have much bearing though on the entire forecast. the latest wind. 75 miles an hour. movement to the northeast. at 14 miles an hour. it will eventually move back to the north-west. close to our area. by 8:30 tuesday morning. it should be very, very close to us. this is going to bring us a lot of different kind of weather. this is the biggest news. gusts of 60 miles an hour, potentially upwards of 70 miles an hour. a high wind warning in effect for the area. i will be back later on to update you about the warnings, watches, advisories. a lot of them. a lot to go through. we'll keep you posted right here. >> thank you, doug. hundreds of thousand of people have been evacuated tonight, in rehobeth beach, delaware.
. what are we going to get for it? what do we get out of it? the first responders, we have cities out here that are -- they didn't get the federal help, god forbid, something like that happened out here, we would be just lost. >> bill: look, we don't have so much of the hurricane problem in california but we have the earthquakes and how many times -- i remember how many earthquakes have we been through in northern california and southern california, i have, what's the first thing the governor does or the cities do. they turn to fema for help. for emergency responders that they're able to bring in from other states. first responders. and then for the rebuilding effort. for the protection against them. disaster relief, you would think that everybody would understand that disaster relief -- okay, maybe you don't really like a big federal government but there is a role for the federal government in disaster relief. the fact that mitt romney doesn't see that to me shows how -- just how shortsighted he is. what a captive of th
storm sandy. we are also getting new tape in, this is feeding in now, wtvi out of atlantic city. first aerials of the boardwalk, of course the famous boardwalk, sections that were washed away. you can see the boats that are just tossed about there, the homes are right there on the water. and just remnants of what the boardwalk used to be, as it just goes out into the water. 11,000 people spend the night in red cross shelters in that area. but this is one of the first aerials that we're seeing from the famous boardwalk out of atlantic city. ali velshi was in atlantic city last night and it was extraordinary to see just how quickly the water had risen and when he was doing those reports, got up one point to his waist. it really was a city that, for the most part, people hunkered down. he did not see a lot of people out on the streets. it was pretty much abandoned. in the light of day, you're just beginning to get a sense of the damage and devastation that that atlantic city area has experienced, particularly the boardwalk area, and the commercial area that was abandoned last night. for t
freeze here in the city but we've had the first freeze in the suburbs and i think it qualifies. 82 degrees fredericksburg. 81 for culpeper and manassas right now. a wonderful 79 degrees. this is your evening forecast. there'll be some clouds but it's going to stay dry. so don't worry about it. and i suggest you get out there and enjoy it too because temperatures will be dropping down into the 60s and it will be real, real good. here's the nation and you can see temperatures cincinnati 76. st. louis 76. little rock 81 and dallas 83. and we'll have temperatures around here tomorrow in the lower 80s so where they're at 81 in little rock right now it will look like that here for us. wichita 90 degrees and i think you can j get a seasons -- just get a sense of the colder temperatures back out to the northwest. that's where a big trough of low pressure has dug in. we get the benefit of high pressure on this side of the united states. so that means nice, warm conditions. oh and by the way, this warm trend is going to continue. it gets warmer before it even gets cooler. notice tomorrow's 8
in the city. a team of first responders in town from northern california california helped bring patients to safety. >>> water is usually welcome by firefighters. this much quite an obs cal. firefighters responded to a fire last night. the flames spread to businesses an other homes. flooding made it difficult to get to the site. 50 homes were destroyed. >>> residents in new jersey are under a mandatory curfew until 6:00 a.m. more than 1 million homes and businesses were left without power. the storm cut off atlantic city and other island communities, stranding many residents who decided to stay put based on what their major told them rather than evacuated as the governor suggested. >>> a woman who was rescued in the atlantic after abandoning a ship in rough weather turned up by hurricane sandy has clieed. she was unresponsive when she was pulled from the water and was later pronounced dead at a hospital. 14 other crew members were rescued. a sailing vessel that was originally bill from the -- built in 1962. >>> well really want to hear from you and what your and your family are doing thro
first". the entire northeast including major cities from washington to boston bracing for sandy. it is a monster storm. it is projected to bring life threatening storm surges with hurricane force winds and even heavy snow to some parts of west virginia. in the meantime sandy has shut down some airlines mountain transit into the new york area. the new york stock exchange stools a schools and banks as w. >> we have live team coverage for you. peter doocy sis live in delawar. mriz bette pran in the outer banks of north carolina. first we start with maria molina for the latest on sandy's path. where is sandy now? >> it is more than 300 miles away from the new york city areas to the south and southeast. we have an update from the national hurricane center. hurricane center moves through the storm and found out sandy has further intensified. the pressure dropped more and incredibly low out across the latitudes. maximum sustained winds stronger as well at 85 miles per hour. sandy is forecast to continue to strengthen and becoming post tropical system or extra tropical system that is no
as well. he's on the streets of your city. first of all, mayor, what precautions have you taken right now? how are the folks in atlantic city holding up? >> wolf, good evening. we're trying to get through this and do the best that we can to cope with a very difficult situation. we have been successful in getting some of our residents to heed the warnings that we presented to them friday and yesterday to evacuate the barrier island and move to higher ground. unfortunately, not as many folks as we would have liked have taken heed to that warning. back during the last catastrophic event that we experienced, that being hurricane irene, we achieved a 98% evacuation rate. but for whatever reason, this time, we haven't reached that number yet. we think we're somewhere having evacuated several thousand people. but we still have too many people in atlantic city. that creates a very uncomfortable situation for all of our emergency responders and officials are still trying to do the best we can to get people out of harm's way. >> mayor, ali velshi is on the streets of atlantic city. right now, the w
been lowered down to the first secure point of the building. the city of new york was incorrect because look at what happened. >> we want to make sure everyone is safe. >> hopefully they can soughter that thing together. we will be right back. >>> thank you. thank you for joining us for another eing dition of folks and friends first. e-mail
mandatory evacuations for areas like atlantic city and the barrier islands. the governor met with first responders and state officials. he ordered a mass transit shutdown beginning sunday afternoon. >> if you know you were going to evacuate, please evacuate today before the onset of the storm. in the middle of the storm, the first responders are putting their lives at risk to rescue. last year, we lost a first responder during hurricane irene. >> on saturday, gov. christie declared a state of emergency in anticipation of the devastating weather hurricane sandy is expected to bring. >> the tsunami warning ny has been downgraded to advisory. it appears it has -- it appears hawaii has escaped serious damage. -- the tsunami warning in hawaii has been downgraded to an advisory. the waves were smaller than predicted. no major damage was reported. tune into wbal at 9:00 tonight for conditions and emergency response. we will continue the coverage following sunday night football for an early morning updates, we're scheduled to begin at 4:00 a.m.. coming up, we will update you on the status of hu
to take on the pittsburgh steelers. this will be rg3's first trip to the steel city. lindsay joins us with a preview. >> we have been on london fletcher tracker this week. the redskins ironman has a hamstring sprain and was experiencing balance issues this week and being evaluated by a enrolls. today positive results, no con -- a neurologist. today positive results, no concussion and he got through practice this week. as for robert griffin, iii, this will be his first trip to pittsburgh, but so far on the road griffin and the redskins have won twice beating the saints in new orleans and the bucs in tampa. chris cooley will more than likely see time on sunday at the tight end position. logan paulsen will be the starter at that spot, but for griffin who faced a hostile crowd last week in new jersey against the giants going on the road in the steel city just another check in the experience category. >> i look forward to it, look forward to going out there and seeing how their fans are. i'm pretty sure it's going to be their fan base is very fanatic and i take in all those experiences, bu
is going up in a helicopter and we're going to get our first pictures here this afternoon. we've had reports from point pleasant beach where the beach was essentially taken and spread through the town and then we've heard from atlantic city and seen where the boardwalk was ripped up and so forth. in the middle is long beach island and i haven't seen any reports from long beach island. what happened there is they were on the side of the storm where the water was pushed from the ocean in across the shoreline. farther south, down into maryland and delaware, much of the coast where they had some damage, they didn't have that hard push of water at high tide like good parts of the jersey shore did. so we're very, very fearful there and also on the south shore of long island. we also haven't seen that. so there is much more to learn about just those two areas let alone other areas spread around the northeast. >> and as you point out, the high winds, continuing high winds, and gusts are going to make it even that much longer before we get power restored to all of those people. >> that's righ
. >> new york city practically cut off from the outside world for the first time since 9/11 attack -- attacks. we'll talk to a city official about what's ahead when we come back. you are watching "world news now." about what's ahead when we come back. you are watching "world news now." septic disasters are disgusting and costly, but avoidable. the rid-x septic subscriber program helps prevent backups by sending you monthly doses right to your door so you will never forget to maintain your system. sign up at rid-x.com. try these. new cepacol sensations cools instantly, and has an active ingredient that stays with you long after the lozenge is gone. not just a sensation, sensational relief. by the way they clean themselves in the bathroom. try charmin ultra strong. with a new duraclean texture, it helps you get clean. plus it's four times stronger than the leading value brand. and you can use up to four times less. charmin ultra strong. >>> more than 8 million people live here in new york city and millions more travel here every day to work. but right now all the subways, all the sub
. keith russell news 4. >> we're going to toss to a break right now. first, ocean city maryland, where again the waves are crashing out there. looks like there's someone on the beach maybe enjoying the pictures. trying to document this tremendous storm. >>> now, parts of lower manhattan, where the seawall there has already been topped by waves. you're looking at one of the ships there that is sort of out into the water, if you will. we know oftentimes, those ships are safer being away from the shore. >> we know the holland tunnel and brooklyn tunnel will close at 2:00 p.m. this afternoon. holland tunnel, brooklyn battery tunnel. jurisdictions up and down the east coast not taking any chances, making sure they are ready and don't cause any more problems by having these thoroughfares open for people who might be trying to drive. >> there are reports about significant street flooding in parts of the bronx and queens as well. the subway system shut down in subway city because of the concern about water coming down into the subways as well. >> tom kieran now with the latest. >> sandy has ta
felt along the first instance in ocean city, maryland. we'll be back there shortly. keeping a close eye on hurricane sandy. >> all important. it can be done without ohio but, let's face it, everyone always points out and reminds the world, hey, you can't win a presidential election without ohio and then they go through all the different hoops and jumps and black flips to show how it can be done but serves to illustrate ohio, it is unbelievably important. bill: brian thomas, 55 krc, local radio here in cincinnati. what he talks about is the significance of this state and we're really trying to balance two stories throughout the day today and tuesday and wednesday of this week. as we do that with sandy on one corner and this election eight days away on the other, larry sabato is with me now from the university of virginia. sir, good morning to you. first question about sandy. virginia, north carolina, what is your guess on the effects of that storm on the outcome in those states, if at all? >> well well, let's see how well or poorly, the federal government and other governmental agencies
of washington, d.c., when hoover first came in, the city council decided to say they were boring to pass along a law banning hoovers because it would disrupt the traditionalists taxi system. it was sort of a clash between old and new, and in the end, the innuendo -- the new ended up winning out. but there are people with a stake in preserving the status quo. we need leaders who are willing to embrace technology and embrace the future in the name of jobs, in the name of a lot of other areas around procurement. >> as the last academic, i think i should say that one of the strongest defenders of the status quo is academia. since we are here at wayne state in an academic institution, i think it would be useful to pick up on the point, to look at how our graduate degree structures intersect with the need of the non-academic labor market. right now, our graduate programs are focused on producing people with ph these for the academic labor market, -- ph.d.'s for the academic labor market, which is not expanding rapidly, if at all. yet you have companies looking for highly educated people they say the
to get power back on for your customers? >> first thing, we have 3.2 million customers in new york city. that's the five boroughs in westchester county. 650,000 of those customers are out of service. so, the last few days, we've been warning your viewers that to be prepared and to also be patient. this is a storm that's still in the process of happening. it's pretty dynamic and those numbers could easily go up. what we're warning them, as we say, we have to go through an assessment process first, to figure out what is actually wrong with the equipment, set out about making the repairs and we have to do it in a safe way. we cannot allow our employees to be out if the winds are still surging and the bucket trucks we can't have them up in the air if wind surges are still strong. we have to have safety first. once we do that, the crews will be augmented by crews we've contacted from around the country to assist us as they are assisting other utilities along the eastern seaboard because of this storm. >> deidre with con edison, a long week for your workers. so many people sitting in the dark
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. i am ordering that all the city's public schools be closed on monday. first, as to the evacuation zone. let me stress we are ordering this evacuation for the caste of 375,000 people who live in these areas. if you live in these area, you should should leave them this afternoon. low-lying area, zone "a," including coney island, manhattan beach and red hook and otheriars in brooklyn. all of the rockaways and hamilton beach special broad channel in queens, almost all the coastal areas of staten island, city ooh land, throtion throtion -- throgs neck and battery park city and stretches of the waterfront and the lower east side and manhattan. do you want to find out if you live in zone "a"? call 311 or go to the city's web site and type in your address or give your address on the operator. they will tell you. if you live in one of the 26 public housing developments in zone "a," be aware that all elevators there will shut down at 7:00 p.m. tonight. so if really is important that you leave... this afternoon. also, the mta has announced they will start shutting down service to subways at
was first manufactured and marketed in baltimore. today the city's museum of industry has an exhibit dedicated to ouija history. >> this is a collection of ouija paraphernalia. >> reporter: catherine duncan is the collection's manager. >> no one knows that the ouija was from baltimore. >> reporter: this is a bit of hometown pride. >> yes. we're a weird town. >> reporter: pictures reveal its place in pop culture. >> it was considered a parlor game, a party game. >> reporter: norman rockwell's cover of the saturday evening post from may, 1920, depicted the ouija as a gateway to more than just another world. >> they're on a date more than likely. it looks like he's trying to take advantage of her more than he should be. >> reporter: legend has it the board picked its own name spelling out o-u-i-j-a. and now a bit of living history. stewart fold and kathy fold are descendents of william fold who owned and ran the company that popularized the ouija. >> i've always said to people, it's just a game. that's how my father felt about it. >> if these things were truly the doorway of the devil,
of first responders. >> reporter: tens of millions impacted from the carolinas to canada and to the great lakes. atlantic city, new jersey, is virtually shut down in anticipation of a direct hit. >> i'm really, really worried because they just told a friend of mine they think it's going to hit the bay. the bay and the ocean will come together. >> reporter: utility workers are standing by to reap pair, expected massive, widespread power outages. >> it may take a long time not only to clear but also to get, for example, the power companies back in. >> reporter: sandy is wreaking havoc here in ocean city, maryland. the heavy rain and wind has forced the maryland governor to cancel early voting scheduled for today. back to you, rob, paula. >> tahman, try to stay dry out there. our extreme weather team, of course, has been working through the night to pinpoint sandy's expected path. >> accuweather.com meteorologist jim dickey is joining us this morning with the very latest. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. well, again, this is a massive storm system. looking at the
states. it is moving faster and the storm surge could be larger than first thought. if that is the case we are in a worst case scenario. and now, to a storm chaser traveling up-and-down new jersey right now near atlantic city now. how is it? >> the epic storm and we have been all down the jersey shore with a lot of water in land dick and ocean city with water inundating the area south to the tip of cape may with high tide this morning we have water filled businesses and water rescues under way loan the coast. (inaudible). >> south of ocean city, probably the next hour and a half between cape may and ocean city, it will hit land. >>shepard: if you decided to stay in a home long the jersey shore on long island on the south shore or in connecticut on the bay on long island sound, the authorities will tell you, you made a bad decision but now there is no one to come get you. the authorities are wanting, hunker down, and why like to use that word but that is what they are suggest. breaking news now, file officials say a partial crane collapses happened in the center of new york city, 57th an
to help one another. >> first lady michelle obama at a campaign event in iowa city says the president is putting his political schedule on hold because sandy is his priority. >>> and west virginiaens are expected to get hammered by heavy and wet snow. sandy's not sparing anyone. as much as three feet of it is expected in higher elevations and a blizzard warning is in effect for ten counties there. the snow threatens to bring down power lines and people are being advised as they are here to stay indoors, soledad. >> what a mess. what a mess. zoraida, thank you for the update. we take a short break. within we come back on the other side, we tell you what's happening with that massive house fire -- i should say fire of two dozen homes in breezy point in queens. we know it's related to hurricane sandy. downed power lines started this fire. huge problem for firefighters, no water pressure. they can't fight this fire ekively. we have an update and new pictures to show you when we come back in just a moment. ♪ [ male announcer ] this is karen and jeremiah. they don't know it yet, but they'
mayor gray requested. that will free up federal aid to help the city respond to sandy. he says governments and first responders aren't the only ones to get people through the storm. >> one thing that americans do in times like this is pull together and help out one another. there may be elderly populations in your area. check on your neighbor. check on your friend. make sure they're prepared. if we do, we're going to get through this storm just fine. >> president obama will attend one campaign event today in florida before heading back to washington to monitor the storm. he is scrapping plans to go to a rally in ohio. >>> mitt romney will campaign in three the battle ground states ohio, iowa, and wisconsin. he joined paul ryan in ohio. he took time out of his speech to reach out to americans impacted by sandy. >>> and hurricane sandy is having a major impact on the financial markets as well. cnbc's jackie deangelis has the latest. jackie, good morning to you. >> many ggood morning. >> the u.s. markets will virtually be closed today due to hurricane sandy. the nasdaq, and new yo
to mark the win. chestnut street in the city was another place fans gathered to cheer on the giants. hundreds of people gathered there for a peaceful but loud celebration. >> and for good reason. and for the first time, giants had to come from behind last night for the victory. they were tied up in the 10th. ryan was on second. after he singled and marco delivering a two out hit. gave giants a 4-3 lead. that was your game winner. and surgio took care of the tigers 1, 2, 3 in the bottom of the 10th. winning 4 games to 3. >> couldn't be prouder of these guys. to be world champions and two out of the last three years, it's amazing. >> and then the champaign. the giants will fly out of detroit in about three hours. i don't think they went to bed. they arrive at san francisco at 3:00 this afternoon. i'm sure there will be a few people waiting there. and the celebration will continue through wednesday where san francisco holds a parade. start at market street and wind its way to civic center plaza. for all things giants we have you covered including championship and world series gear. hea
by a superstore. sandy what already deaths reported. a super-storm. and first, a verdict is reached against a union city woman charged with killing a nursing student. details, reactions, coming up. >> prosecutors a 28 year-old esteban had a falling out with her former high school friend over a relationship with a man. it prompted her to attack. charles clifford has reactions to today's verdict >> at the alberta court house monday afternoon a jury found 28 year-old esteban murderer and the first degree for killing michelle lay in may 2011. the defense conceded that she killed but it was a crime of passion and not pre-meditated. they had hoped for and and a voluntary manslaughter instead of the first to agree charge. nancy o'malley saying that it was the evidence that led to a first-degree murder. . >> she had in tenshe had- premeditated, she had just got michelle lee and her sides and decided to kill her. >> the family of michelle lay was in the courtroom and they are relieved. >> i was glad that it brought some closure. we all knew it. we were just so worried that i do not care if it took j
this evening. take you to the storm zone first up. joining us from queens new york jonathan hunt. what's the most dramatic thing you saw today, jonathan. >> bill, two things. first of all, the suspect rise over the city of long beach, long island. today revealing the utter devastation there. it's a city on a barrier island. the waters from the ocean side met with the waters from the bay side completely innun dating i would say pretty much the ground floor of every single home of that entire city. then tonight, coming here to breezy point and seeing an image that was like something from the world war ii blitz in london in one small community, bill, 80 to 100 homes literally burned to the ground. and the stark image i saw as i waded down through the floodwaters of that scene of just a lone chimney stack the only thing left standing in that community tonight, bill. >> fire started, right? >> yeah, absolute miracle, bill that everybody got out alive. you know how tightly packed these homes are in the communities like this here in queens. >> bill: everybody would have been dead who stayed t
look at the scene there this morning -- for a look at the scene there this morning. >> first, a look at how the storm is affecting new york city where there is major concern about storm surge there. enough watt they're could flood the subway system. we'll have more when fox 5 morning news continues. -- enough water there that it could flood the subway system.  my name is julian bond. i know a little something about fighting for what's right and just. maryland's gay and lesbian families share the same values and they should share in the right to marry. i believe people of faith understand this isn't about any one religious belief. it's about protecting the civil right to make a lifelong commitment to the person you love. join me in supporting question 6. it's the right thing to do. >>> welcome back to fox 5 morning news. we continue to track hurricane sandy in new york where all train, subway and bus service has been shut down because of the risk of flooding. schools in the big apple are all closed. the big earth concern is the tidal surge which could reach up to 11 feet in parts of
. again, just looking at the track for the first time myself. it looks like that will go right over ocean city and right over the washington area later tonight and if this verifies, we'll have some serious issues around here i'm afraid by tomorrow afternoon. eventually, the storm will get out of here but it will take a couple of days' time. notice the wind field. we'll pull all of this a little further to the south and to the west. if this pulls through ocean city, we'll be dealing with the hurricane-force winds here in washington. i'm try to update this map for you. again, very concerned that we'll have hurricane-force winds and again, if that track were to track a little further to the south and west, we'll have major issues here. we had a wind gust closer to 30 in washington. 22 in leonardtown. this is just the preliminary event. this is around 1:00. these winds are going to pick up laterred it and as mentioned, they will be close to hurricane force later. by 11:00, notice much of the area in on the heavy rain. ocean city will be dealing with up to a foot of rain when things wrap up. l
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